Capitol Steps Pre-Mock Con Celebration

The Capitol Steps, as part of the Mock Con pre-celebration, performs Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Keller Theatre. The Capitol Steps, a Washington DC-based comedy troupe that began as a group of Senate Staffers, will present a show based on songs from their current album “How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying” at the Lenfest Center.

The Capitol Steps have been a Washington, DC institution for over thirty years, providing a unique blend of musical and political comedy to our Nation’s Capitol and more.  Each show consists of tasteful lampooning guaranteed to leave both sides of the political spectrum laughing. The troupe started in 1981, when John McCain was only 63 years old!  Since then, they have appeared on “The Today Show,” “Nightline,” “CBS Evening News” and for many years in specials for National Public Radio.

Their show is constantly changing, strenuously bi-partisan, and includes songs about everything in the news, such as “Putin on a Blitz,” “The Big Benghazi Theory,” and “Everybody Must Get Droned.” 

If you’ve ever wanted to see President Barack Obama sing a show tune, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi sing a rock song, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie do a classical ballet, this might just be the show for you!

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the Lenfest box office. Call 458-8000 for more information.